Early life and education
Hebert has worked extensively across Canada, particularly in the Western provinces of the country. As a previous director of the Mendel Art Gallery in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Hebert worked with Joni Mitchell in curating a critically acclaimed retrospective show of Mitchell's art work which attracted an average of 1,000 people per day, doubling attendance. In October 2009, he left his position as Director of the Art Gallery of Windsor in Ontario to assume the role of Chief Executive Officer of the Art Gallery of Alberta.
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- "Art Gallery of Alberta Appoints Gilles Hébert as New Executive Director". ArtDaily. October 6, 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-13.
- "Joni Mitchell's art big hit in Saskatoon". CBC News. July 1, 2000. Retrieved 2009-11-13.
- Brooke, James (August 22, 2000). "For Joni Mitchell, Artist, Singing Was Not Enough". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-11-13.
- "Art Gallery of Alberta unveils new logo". Edmonton Journal. November 12, 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-13.